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The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) Order, 1973 (President's Order)

( PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 28 OF 1973 )

Tax and duty free 1[car, jeep or microbus]
3C. 2[(1)] A Member shall be entitled to import free of customs duty, 3[value added tax], development surcharge and import permit fee during the whole of his term of office, one 4[car, jeep or microbus] of such specification, and on such conditions, as the Government may specify in this behalf.
 
Explanation.- In this Article, “Member” shall include the Prime Minister, the Speaker, the Ministers, the Leader of the Opposition, the Deputy Leader of the House, the Deputy Speaker, the Chief Whip, the Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Ministers of State, the Whips and Deputy Ministers who are Members of Parliament.
 
5[(2) A member shall be entitled to import another new car, jeep or microbus after expiration of a period of five years from the date of his last import at the same terms and conditions provided in sub-section (1).]

  • 1
    The words “car, jeep or microbus” were substituted for the words “car or jeep” by section 5 (a) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XXI of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2010).
  • 2
    Existing provision number as sub-section (1) by section 5 (b) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XXI of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2010).
  • 3
    The words “value added tax” were substituted for the words “sales tax” by section 5 (b) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XXI of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2010).
  • 4
    The words “car, jeep or microbus” were substituted for the words “car or jeep” by section 5 (b) of the Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XXI of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2010).
  • 5
    Sub-section (2) was added by section 5 (b) of The Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Allowances) (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. XXI of 2010) (with effect from 1st July, 2010).
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